Chila Kumari Singh Burman 1957

born in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom

Brought up in Liverpool and educated at the Slade School of Art in London, Chila Kumari Singh Burman has worked experimentally across printmaking, painting, sculpture, photography and film since the mid-1980s. She draws on fine and pop art imagery in intricate multi-layered works which explore Asian femininity and her personal family history. Burman was commissioned by the Science Museum in 2017 to produce a work in response to the 'Illuminating India' season.